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Testing A New Way To Tackle Cancer

Friday, April 2, 2021
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Michigan State University, Spectrum Health and Lansing-based company Niowave have teamed up to develop a new strategy to fight cancer A potential new weapon against cancer is entering…

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MSU’s Science Festival Brings Science Celebration April 1

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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MSU’s Science Festival is returning for its ninth year to bring a free, virtual celebration for all science lovers. During April 1-30, MSU will host over 200 digital…

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Helping Children Heal

Monday, March 22, 2021
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Funding grows for music therapy outreach in Detroit. One child wrote lyrics about what she would do when she got home from the hospital. Another composed a melody…

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Text Me About Cervical Cancer

Thursday, March 18, 2021
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Digital communication is a way to bridge the racial disparity gap in cervical cancer information and follow up. An estimated 14,480 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will…

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Bernstein Receives Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Alison Bernstein

Alison Bernstein, a College of Human Medicine assistant professor of Translational Neuroscience, has received an Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences….

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U.S. Faces Uphill Struggle Compared to U.K. in COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Monday, March 15, 2021
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Just 51% of Americans expressed a clear willingness to take the COVID-19 vaccine compared to 71% of residents in the United Kingdom, according to a new study conducted…

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Monitoring Campus for the Novel Coronavirus

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Associate professor Jade Mitchell and doctoral student Ryan Julien play a critical role in analyzing public health implications and informing decision-making. As a risk assessment researcher, Jade Mitchell has analyzed…

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Survey Reveals Racial, Political Differences in COVID-19 Responses

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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America’s stark racial disparities in health care have been exposed by COVID-19, but a new study from Michigan State University suggests that Black individuals are more likely than…

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Ph.D. Student has a Passion for Science and Storytelling

Thursday, February 25, 2021
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Chelsie Boodoo is a graduate student who is majoring in biomedical engineering. She is interested in biosecurity and shares a passion for mixing science and storytelling. She was…

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Flint Lead Free 2021 Report Highlights Positive Trends and Economic Benefits

Friday, February 19, 2021
Water coming out a sink faucet.

Flint Lead Free has released its 2021 report with the goal of sharing the widespread community efforts to reduce lead exposure, highlighting progress from new investments and partnerships and demonstrating…

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